SUSE-SU-2016:2226-1: moderate: Security update for wget

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for wget

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:2226-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #937096 #958342 #984060 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-2059 CVE-2016-4971
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

   An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
   errata is now available.


   This update for wget fixes the following issues:

    - Fix for HTTP to a FTP redirection file name confusion vulnerability
      (bsc#984060, CVE-2016-4971).
    - Work around a libidn  vulnerability (bsc#937096, CVE-2015-2059).
    - Fix for wget fails with basicauth: Failed writing HTTP request: Bad
      file descriptor (bsc#958342)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1309=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1309=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):



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